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UK must invest in skills for emerging transport technology says TSC

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  2 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The UK must close emerging skills gaps in the transport sector says Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) following publication of its Intelligent Mobility Skills Strategy report.

Supporting transport innovation through future research programmes

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  31 October 2016  •  Jayne Diffin, Head of Innovation and Development, TRL

Cyber security, virtual reality and machine learning will drive the future of transport says Jayne Diffin, Head of Innovation at the Transport Research Laboratory, as the organisation reveals research projects being delivered over the coming year…

CIPTEC research project needs your feedback

Industry news  •  20 October 2016  •  CIPTEC

CIPTEC are running a survey and would like your feedback about which innovation is most important for you.

Virtual reality glasses trial to improve maintenance of Boston commuter rail system

Industry news  •  16 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a new trial, Keolis has issued its technicians with virtual reality glasses enabling quick and efficient maintenance of the Boston, Mass. commuter rail system.

First trial of 4G LTE technology carried out on Paris Metro

Industry news  •  8 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Operator RATP and Nokia have successfully completed the first ‘real-world’ trial of 4G LTE technology on Line 14 of the Paris Metro.

Connected commuter: the next generation of passenger satisfaction

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  22 June 2016  •  LILEE Systems

In this webinar, we discuss the transformation of operations and passenger services through the application of innovative technology for real-time broadband communications…

IoT solutions enable the power of data-driven transportation

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  15 June 2016  •  Kontron

Making informed IoT enabled transportation decisions regarding the implementation, evolution, and integration of rail solutions, so municipalities can take advantage of the power of data-driven transportation. In this webinar, experts at Kontron will address these tough issues to ensure your solution is application-ready saving yourself time and money…

Queen’s Speech 2016: What it means for the transport industry

Industry news, Z homepage promo  •  19 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Queen has announced annual government legislation detailing the Modern Transport Bill and the Bus Services Bill for England.

High-speed tests begin on Hyperloop transportation system

Industry news, Z homepage promo  •  17 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

High-speed tests have been carried out on Hyperloop, a new form of transportation which could revolutionise the way we travel.

Less than two months to go to the sixth edition of the Transport Research Arena

Industry news  •  24 February 2016  •  IBDiM

The sixth edition of the Transport Research Arena – TRA2016 conference will this time take place in the dynamic city of Warsaw and follow Göteborg, Ljubljana, Brussels, Athens and Paris in less than two months’ time…

£10m award funds Manchester’s ‘smart city’ talking bus stops

Industry news  •  5 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The CityVerve Project has won a £10m Government-led technology competition which includes plans to introduce talking bus stops in Manchester. The project, aimed at improving services for Manchester residents using Internet of Things (IoT) technology, has been chosen as winner of the £10 million Government funded competition. The CityVerve Project includes plans to introduce talkative […]

Transport Intermodality: Integrated Transport for the 21st Century

Transport Extra  •  3 November 2015  •  Innovate UK

Innovate UK discusses the importance of open data in establishing transport intermodality and its role in meeting the public transport demands of a technologically savvy 24/7 society. Imagine an advanced inter-connected public transport network that connects people quickly and reliably, a network that makes ticketing, routing and access to different modes of transport easier to […]

Collaboration to establish framework for interoperable smart ticketing

Industry news  •  28 July 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The Smart Ticketing Alliance and GlobalPlatform have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish an interoperable framework for smart ticketing in the public transport sector.

Virtual reality lab opens to improve UK transport network

Industry news  •  23 July 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) has announced the opening of its ‘Visualisation laboratory’ designed improve the UK transport network.

London buses to improve road safety with speed technology trial

News  •  26 June 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A speed technology trial designed to increase safety on London’s roads will be installed on 47 buses during July 2015.

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